Notice of Application
Oil Sands Conservation Act Application 1938538
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Application 006-00308463
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)
Pike 1 In Situ Oil Sands Project
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1938538 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 006-00308463 from CNRL.
This notice also sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern on both of the applications. See the section below on how to file a statement of concern and for the filing date.
Description of the Applications
The Pike 1 In Situ Oil Sands Project is located on Townships 73, 74 and 75, Ranges 5, 6 and 7, West of the 4th Meridian. CNRL has applied under OSCA and EPEA to amend the initial Pike 1 development drainage boxes and associated infrastructure and to construct, operate and reclaim 16.1 km of interconnecting steam and emulsion pipelines (trunkline) within a common right-of-way corridor to link the adjacent Canadian Natural Jackfish Project and the Pike 1 Project.
For a copy of the applications, contact
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
2100 – 855 2 Street S.W.
Calgary, AB T2P 4J8
Attention: Marc Scrimshaw
To receive a copy of the applications, environmental impact assessment, and supporting documents, submit an information request, as outlined at www1.aer.ca/ProductCatalogue/ordering.html, to
Refer to this notice when requesting information for a faster response.
Requirement to File a Statement of Concern
If you have concerns with these applications, you must file a statement of concern as described below. If you do not file a statement of concern, the AER may approve the applications without further notification.
How to File a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on July 29, 2022. Send one copy of your statement of concern to CNRL at the name and address above and one copy to
Regulatory Applications Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Contents of a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must include
- why you believe that you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the applications;
- the nature of your objection to the applications;
- the outcome of the applications that you advocate;
- the location of your land, residence, or activity in relation to the location of the energy resource activity that is the subject of the applications; and
- your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, and
email address or, if you do not have an email address, your fax number.
The AER also requests that you include the application number in your statement of concern.
Section 49 of the Alberta Energy Regulator Rules of Practice (Rules of Practice) requires that all documents and information filed in a proceeding be placed on the public record. If you file a submission, you must not include any personal information that you do not want to appear on or are not authorized to put on the public record. Section 49(2) of the Rules of Practice states how to apply to the AER for an order to keep information confidential. The Rules of Practice is available on the AER website at www.aer.ca.
Submissions relating exclusively to compensation for land use are not dealt with by the AER and should be referred to the Land and Property Rights Tribunal (formerly the Surface Rights Board).
Under section 21 of the Responsible Energy Development Act, the AER does not have the jurisdiction to assess the adequacy of Crown consultation associated with the rights of aboriginal peoples as recognized and affirmed under the Constitution Act, 1982.
Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on June 30, 2022.
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR